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Degree Programme in Information Technology, Communication and Data Networks

Autumn 2011

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Core Requirement Studies
                                                       
Basic Engineering Mathematics 6
     
             
                           
Introduction to Calculus 6
       
               
                       
Calculus with Applications 3  
       
                 
                     
Advanced Engineering Mathematics 6  
         
                   
               
ICT Mathematical Applications 3    
         
                     
           
Mechanics 3  
       
                 
                     
Electricity and Magnetism 3  
       
                   
                   
Oscillations and Waves 3  
         
                   
                 
Physics Laboratory Course 3  
         
                   
               
Applied Physics 3    
         
                     
             
Applied Chemistry 3    
           
                       
         
Finnish for Foreigners 1 3
     
             
                           
Finnish for Foreigners 2 3
       
               
                       
Finnish for Foreigners 3 3  
       
                 
                   
Technical Writing and Presentation Skills 3
     
             
                           
English Reporting Skills for ICT Projects 3
       
               
                       
Academic English Communication for ICT 3    
           
                       
       
Finnish Communication Skills for Technology 3
     
             
                           
Working Life Finnish and Academic Communication Skills 3    
         
                     
             
Swedish at Work 3    
         
                     
             
Finnish as a Second Language: Finnish at Work 3    
         
                     
             
Introduction to Marketing and Leadership 3    
         
                     
           
Product and Project Cost Analysis 3    
           
                       
       
Introduction to Studies 3
     
           
                         
Introduction to Computing 3                                                        
Windows Installation and Maintenance 3                                                        
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Professional Studies
                                                       
Communication Networks 5
     
             
                           
Digital Circuits 6
     
             
                       
Datastructures and Algorithms 4  
         
                   
               
Embedded Systems Programming 3  
         
                     
               
Circuits 5
     
           
                         
UNIX Operating System 3  
       
                   
                   
Signals 3
       
               
                       
Microprocessor Programming 3  
       
                 
                   
Orientation Project 6
     
           
                       
Computer Architecture 3  
         
                     
               
Programming 5
       
               
                       
Electronics Systems Engineering 5  
       
                 
                   
Local Area Networks (CCNA1) 3  
       
                 
                   
Internetworks (CCNA2) 3  
         
                   
               
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Optional Professional Studies
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IP Networks, Core Module
(Select 0 ECTS)
                                                       
Network Management in IP Networks 4      
             
                           
 
Virtual Local Area Networks (CCNA3) 3  
         
                   
               
Wide Area Networks (CCNA4) 3    
         
                     
           
IP Multimedia Systems 3    
           
                       
         
Enterprise Networks, Advanced Module
(Select 0 ECTS)
                                                       
Advanced Routing (CCNP Route) 5    
           
                       
       
Multilayer Switching (CCNP Switch) 5      
           
                         
     
Network Troubleshooting (CCNP Tshoot) 5      
           
                           
   
Multiprotocol Label Switching 3      
           
                         
     
Personal Communications, Advanced Module
(Select 0 ECTS)
                                                       
Mobile Communications 3      
           
                           
   
Data Transmission 3    
         
                       
           
Radio Technology 3    
           
                         
       
Signaling in Telecommunication Networks 3      
             
                           
 
Packet Switched Mobile Networks 3      
             
                           
 
LTE 4G Technology 5      
             
                             
Mobile Messaging 3      
             
                             
Data Communication Theory 6    
         
                     
           
Radio Network Planning 3      
           
                         
     
Information Security
(Select 0 ECTS)
                                                       
Enterprise Security Management Products 3      
             
                             
IT Security 3    
           
                       
         
Introduction to IT Security 3    
           
                         
       
Security Solutions 5      
           
                         
   
Practical Attack and Defence Techniques 3    
           
                       
       
Network Security (CCNA Security) 5      
             
                           
Basics of Computer Forensics 3    
           
                       
         
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Elective Studies
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Finnish for Foreigners 4 3  
         
                   
               
English Conversation Intermediate 3  
       
                 
                   
English Conversation Advanced 3  
         
                   
               
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Innovation Project
                                                       
Innovation Project 15  
     
           
       
07.57.50003.83.83.83.80000001.91.91.91.91.91.91.91.90000
Work Placement
                                                       
Work placement 1 15  
     
             
           
Work placement 2 15    
         
                   
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Final Year Project
                                                       
Bachelor's Thesis 15      
           
                         
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ECTS credits per period / semester / academic year 6080.579.57330.329.737.842.838.840.8343914.216.216.213.518.918.919.922.923.914.923.417.416182019

The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Due to the timing of optional and elective courses, credit accumulation per semester / academic year may vary.

Communication and Data Networks

Degree Programme in Information Technology

Information technology professionals work in the various areas of IT business: in telecommunications industries, software enterprises, telecommunication operators and service providers, and in many other information technology-related positions such as in embedded electronics and automation industries.

Learning aims and results
The aim of the Bachelor´s degree programme in Information Technology (240 ECTS credits) is to equip a student with the most up-to-date and high-quality knowledge and skills in information technology. The degree gives a student a solid basis to work as an engineer anywhere in the world as a student acknowledges intercultural aspects due to the multicultural study environment and student community. Additionally, language and communication as well as project skills are included to the degree programme to complement the engineering competence. This enables a graduate to head for an international career in various areas of information and communications technologies. A student will be linked to working-life throughout the studies via industry-related projects, innovation project, industrial placement periods, and a Final Year Project.

The main competences after completing a degree are:

Software Technology
Telecommunications Technology
Embedded Engineering
Information Technology Systems
Information Technology Security

Structure of the Programme
The extent of the Bachelor of Engineering degree programme is 240 ECTS credits and the duration of the studies is four years.

Core Studies (languages, mathematics, physics, basic business courses) and Professional Studies, that provide the necessary theoretical basis, are compulsory and common to all students of the programme. The courses in the various optional modules of Professional Studies can be chosen according to student's own professional interest.

Specialisation options in Information Technology degree programme, are:
Telecommunications and Data Networks
Embedded Engineering
Software Engineering

Contact details
Anssi Ikonen
Head of Information Technology Degree Programme
Phone + 358 (0)207 83 6383
Email firstname.lastname@metropolia.fi